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Lemon Mushroom Chicken Recipe

Lemon Mushroom Chicken Recipe

There's a lot of flavor in this dish, and the best part is it doesn't seem light at all! —Carrie Palmquist, Canova, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 1/4 cup flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken, one piece at a time; shake to coat.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in butter for 5-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. Add 1/3 cup broth to the pan, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil. Add mushrooms; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until tender.
  • 4. Combine the remaining flour and broth until smooth; stir into the mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in lemon juice. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup sauce: 213 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 368mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

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abashu User ID: 6784654 220468
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2015

"easy, good flavor, not dry which are important factors to consider with anything you cook."

Andrews89 User ID: 8178761 219550
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2015

"very yummy"

missmcv25 User ID: 7311167 140986
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2013

"I make this recipe a lot and my family loves it!!!!! Delicious!"

RoxyAZ User ID: 6753469 207872
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

"quick, easy, and healthy recipe. Will definitely make again!"

vallooney User ID: 4638203 158175
Reviewed May. 11, 2012

"Delicious, easy, low cal"

pambennett83 User ID: 5982477 63569
Reviewed May. 10, 2011

"loved it"

Coupon_Queen User ID: 4384242 137335
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"I jazzed this up by adding poultry seasoning to the flour coating, adding minced garlic to the pan with the chicken, and a splash of white wine todeglaze the pan. I also used 1 cup broth instead of 1/3 cup. This was easy and delicious. Everyone liked it."

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 154967
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2010

"Lemon mushroom chicken is a simple and incredibly easy dish to make and one my family simply loves. It's a keeper and one we'll be making many more times."

jetluvs2cook User ID: 1675049 137333
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2008


kkeyan19 User ID: 2869165 137332
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2008



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